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LINKTV
Dec 5, 2012 8:00am PST
,000 kilometers per second. and every measurement showed it to be the same. when the earth is racing toward the sun or toward a star or something, the same speed six months later when it's racing away, same speed all the time. this had a lot of people upset. the physics community was starting to shake a little bit. and about this time, there was a fellow who was going through school. at the age of four, he could hardly talk. in grade school, he did not really stand out too much, but he plugged away. an uncle gave this fellow a compass on his ninth birthday or something like that. he says, "how come the compass always point north?" and the uncle says, "well, that's--it always points north." the young fellow says, "well--?" and the uncle says, "i won't be knowing such thing. "i mean there's probably no reason for that. compass is just pointing north, okay?" i'm making this up a little bit, yeah? but it turns out--who are we talking about now? albert einstein. albert einstein. and albert einstein went through school. oh, he took algebra in high school and flunked. hey, don't knock it. some peo
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 1:45pm EST
spoke the earth, talk to booktv about the anthology and aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in haiti. >> well now, joining us here on our booktv set is edwidge ys is danticat, who is an author, and t most recent book is "so spokes the earth: the haiti i know, the haiti i wantto know." edwidge danticat come in thhaiti january 2010, where were you? >> on january 2010 i was here in miami. i was in a supermarket with myus daughter when someone called me and said that there had been and earthquake in haiti. rthquake in. of course, so many lives were changed on. i lost so many family and friends in and the country lost something like 200,000 people. >> host: when was your first visit down to haiti? >> i had a very little bit at that time. i went to see some family and friends and see how they were doing. >> host: so you got to haiti three weeks after the earthquake. what was it like when you got their. >> guest: it was difficult to see all that disruption, to see all the suffering of people were going through. but nothing like it was working actually living there at that time. you know, a
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 8:00pm EST
, and at the height of the cold war. the soviets launched a satellite named sputnik which orbited the earth in over an hour and a half. >> they tell us the world may never be the same again. >> in 1957 when i was still in flight school sputnik was launched the beginning of the space age. >> the dawn of the space age was the start of the space rae. america competg with the soviets for scientific dominance. but in a world where americans dug bomb shelters and worried about muss ills science spelled national security. >> the cold war had been pro clonged it was going on nobody could really see an end to it. there were all of the underlying risk of nuclear confrontations in the times. >> man wants it that required a few good men 7 to start with. >> there was 110 selected by the air force and navy. ithittled down to 32 after the interviews. 32 of us went to the clinic and i was the only guy to fly. oo i i had a high belly reuben which was a pigment in your blood. based on that they said well you are out. >> at the time your little boy was into dinosaurs and rockettes. you were not into dinosaurs. >> whe
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm PST
orbited the earth in over an hour and a half. >> they tell us the world may never be the same again. >> in 1957 when i was still in flight school sputnik was launched the beginning of the space age. >> the dawn of the space age was the start of the space race. america competing with the soviets for scientific dominance. but in a world where americans dug bomb shelters and worried about muss ills science spelled national security. >> the cold war had been pro clonged it was going on nobody could really see an end to it. there were all of the underlying risk of nuclear confrontations in the times. >> man wants it that required a few good men 7 to start with. >> there was 110 selected by the air force and navy. it whittled down to 32 after the interviews. 32 of us went to the clinic and i was the only guy to fly. oo i i had a high belly reuben which was a pigment in your blood. based on that they said well you are out. >> at the time your little boy was into dinosaurs and rockettes. you were not into dinosaurs. >> when i didn't get into the mercury program i was interested in rockettes
Comedy Central
Dec 20, 2012 10:00am PST
quote example to inspire the people of the earth. >> they're waiting for america to lead the way. >> we are as a nation a beacon of hope for many across the globe. >> we've created a beacon of hope and opportunity for the rest of the world. >> jon: a beacon of hope. a home beacon, a-- come on, world! follow our leadership. did you hear me, world? come on, follow! ( laughter ) don't make me send in the ( bleep ) drones. get behind us. come on! ( laughter ) i will rain down hellfire! ( laughter ) actually this week presented america with just that kind of leadership opportunity. >> there's a senate vote tomorrow on a united nations disabilities treaty. >> advocates say the united nations treaty approved by 126 countries, would promote equal rights and better treatment for the disabled inspired by u.s. law, the americans with stabilities act. >> jon: you're welcome.
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 1:00pm PST
the soviets launched a beachball size satellite that orbited the earth for an hour. >> the world may never be the same. >> in 1957 condition i was in flight school, sputnik was the dawn of the space age which was the start of the space race. america competing with the soviets for scientific dominance but in a world where america worried about missiles, science spelled "national security." >> the cold war was prolonged, it was going on and no one could see an end to it, and there were underlying risks of nuclear confrontation. >> the next step in the race was manned launches that required a few good men, seven to start. >> there were 110 originally selected to become astronauts by the air force and navy and it became a list of 326789 i was the only guy to flunk. i had what was known as pink pigment in the blood and they said, well, you know, you are out. >> you said at time when you were a boy you were not into dinosaurs. >>guest: when i did not get in the original selection i was interested in rockets before they could spelt -- spell it. >> the goal was to put a human in orbit before the s
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2012 8:00am PST
that the earth types see is the 2 hours that they would see if their velocity were zero. t sub zero. the time that the earth types see is that 2 hours but modified by this thing over here and it's called the lorentz fitzgerald contraction factor, all right? and then v is the speed, the relative speed. and c, of course, the speed of light. and we've done that, we find out that, wow, a 2-hour trip appears to be 2 1/2 hours. and that's what we saw in the film. now if you go at higher speeds, the time dilation-- dilation means stretched out. the stretch-out of time is even more. if you went 87% the speed of light, i'm not gonna take the time to do that now. but if i put the 0.87 in here, i would come out over here where the time is twice as much. twice as much time, see? so 2 hours will be 4 hour trip. and if i went 99.5% the speed of light, that fast, then it turns out the time would be 10 times as much. so a 2 hour-trip would look like 20 hours. let's take the extreme case. what if i went at the speed of light itself? okay. then this would be just c, not a fraction of c, but c. and c-squared, c
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 6:00pm EST
called the good earth content. how many people have heard of the economy and? quite a few. that's great. it is news to me when i street interviews. several houses here. they were not the stereotype hippies. they were tough. you're a vietnam veteran. they had been on the streets for a long time. they're toughening at how to take care of themselves in this their ground. they moved into some of the abandoned houses in areas that fixed amount, close business, car mechanics business, painting business and they became a fixture in this community at a time when other distressed neighborhoods were being bulldozed by the redevelopment agencies in san francisco and that's the great tragedy of courses one striving black neighborhood in san francisco that was once called the harlem of the west, great music coming out to the neighborhood was leveled in the haight could've gone in that direction as well. as of late 60s, our troops are taking neighborhood and it's the good earth commune in part to stand their ground and help me not neighborhood. that's the part of the book i want to share with you rig
KCSMMHZ
Dec 25, 2012 2:30pm PST
-called rare earths has suspended output at some of its plants for another month as part of an effort to push up prices. >> rare earths are a group of elements crucial for making high-tech gadgets like smartphones and ipads, and they're mostly found in china, giving producers a handle on the market. and despite that, prices are falling. >> rare earths are, in china, but many minds in mongolia have fallen silent. state media says that will not change or at least another month. the country's biggest roberts player is trying to stop falling prices. as the world's biggest rare earths supplier, has plenty of power on the market. chinese companies -- of 97% of the global share of rare earths. the u.s. share is much smaller by comparison, as is russia's. rare earths prices have been diving, due to flagging demand. one of the biggest buyers of the elements was the solar industry, which is facing problems of its own. technology companies have been searching for substitutes. to reduce their dependence on chinese suppliers. >> well, it has certainly been a winter of extremes here in europe. temperatures
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 1:00am PST
probably saw a really cool image. a nighttime view of the earth from space. nasa was able to show us this image, thanks to a new satellite equipped with something called visible infrared imaging radiometer suite. but this image of the globe from space is not what you might think it is. we do not have a camera far enough away from earth to get an image of the whole thing. it's a composite knitted together from data taken by the satellite as it made several passes around the earth. lots of the cool pictures you see like of hurricanes from earth are actually composites. anything close enough to the earth to be held by its gravitational pull is also too close to get a whole earth picture. for perspective, this is what the earth looks like from the international space station. you can't really see the whole thing at once. only a couple dozen earthlings have ever been far enough from the earth to see the whole thing. like the crew of apollo 8, who took this picture commonly known as "earth rise" from the window of the craft as they orbited the moon in 1968. unfortunately, nearly half the e
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 9:30pm EST
the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know" talked to booktv about the earthquake in haiti. st >> now joins us here on the booktv set is edwidge danticat. who isjoinin ang author and heo recentk book is "so spoke the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know" in january 2010, where were you?januy >> on january 2010, i was here in miami. i was in a supermarket with my daughters when someone called me and said there had been an here earthquake i in haiti, of cours, so muchn so many lives werehait. changed them. i lost two family members in the earthquake, and many friends,li and the country lost something like 100,000 people.frie >> when did you get down haiti after the earthquake. when was your first visit down.o >> i i had a very little baby at the time. get back until a few weeks later to see some family and to see some friends and see how they were doing. >> you got haiti three weeksm after the earthquake. >> it was s a difficult trip. what was it like when you gote there? >> it was difficult to see all that destruction,
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
suspension in the new 2013 ram 1500. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. >>> in 1997 the bur chief of hamas was considered by many including the united states to be a terrorist organization. at the time he was living in exile in jordan and from there he allegedly orchestrated a number of attacks on israel. israel's prime minister was benjamin netanyahu and that year in 1997 he green lit a plan for the intelligence agency to kill mr. mashal. it did not go well. >> as he arrived at work, two suspicious men approached him. >> translator: i was just entering my office when i heard a sound. then i felt an electric shock throughout my body. >> his body guard chased the two men up the street, caught them and beat them. the two insisted they were canadian tourists out shopping. within hours, a leader was in the hospital vomiting, dizzy and on a respirator to him him breathe. the two men were hitman from israel's secret service. the mission was to poison the hamas leader in retaliation for suicide bombings inside the country. a humiliating blunder for israel e. >> it was a dis
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
-speed transmission and rotary shifter in the new 2013 ram 1500. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. >>> still ahead, the amazing story behind this incredible photo. if you look closely, that's me just to the north of mexico. wait. that's not right. t just listen . listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something this cool. you're not filming this, are you? aw! camera shy. snapshot from progressive. test-drive snapshot before you switch. visit progressive.com today. >>> in 1997 the bureau chief of hamas was considered by many including the united states to be a terrorist organization. at the time he was living in exile in jordan and from there he allegedly orchestrated a number of attacks on israel. israel's prime minister was benjamin netanyahu and that year in 1997 he green lit a plan for the intelligence agency to kill mr. mashal. it did not go well. >> as he arrived
KCSMMHZ
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
within the next decade. an ambitious aim that has led to a flurry of activity at the "earth university", north of the capital san jose. >> these howling monkeys are native to the costa rica rainforest. these students are visiting with their professor. the earth university students are here to learn about the rainforest first-hand, instead of from a textbook. >> the palm tree is known for its large leaves, as we can see. they're the world's largest leaves -- a botanical record. >> the earth university campus is a two hour drive northeast of the capital san josÉ. here the students learn about agricultural and environmental technology -- and they get plenty of hands-on experience here, too. bert kohlmann heads the center for research and development of renewable energy. in less than ten years, costa rica plans to meet all its electricity needs with renewables. >> costa rica has many excellent options when it comes renewable energy -- we have solar energy, geothermal energy, biomass, water power, and wind power. we have all of that here in costa rica. >> the lectures are in english. aroun
NBC
Dec 21, 2012 11:00pm PST
at this time of year. christmas? what's that? an earth holiday? a very special earth holiday. i wonder where adam and man-at-arms are? shouldn't we be helping with the decorations? in a minute. we're almost finished here. you know, if it works, this lit. hmm...interesting! i think i'll take a look! uhhh, but... how do i get inside? aha! vroom! vroom! alright, adam, i think we're in. all systems on! uh-oh... what happened? what did i do? switch off the rockets! i can't! the controls won't work! something tells me i'm in big trouble! that ship - what is it? that's... that's a meteor! a meteor! you better have your eyes checked, you lame-brain! yeah, watch it, motor-mouth! enough, two-bad! get that ship before it escapes or i'll put both your heads in orbit! left it is, sir! to the right! yes, sir, skeletor! - left! - right! oh, no! it's the colector! and it's chasing me! what's happening? the sky-spy suddenly took of by itself! look! skeletor's going after the sky-spy! then he-man's going after skeletor! by the power of grayskull! i have the power! i've got a feeling my brother may need some h
KOFY
Dec 16, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> there is new video which shows a massive asteroid considered hazardous to the earth. it captured a series of photos a few days ago. the asteroid is three miles wide. right now it's about 4.3 million miles away from earth. the new video shows the asteroid has ridges and perhaps boulders on its surface. it wobbles through space like a football. it won't come in contact with earth for the next 400 years so beyond that, they can't determine its path and it could pose a risk to earth. >> get ready for nor snow in the sierra. take a look at video from the tahoe cam. more is expected. snow will fall tonight and snow levels will continue to drop over the next few days. check out this snow. a viewer sent us this photo to ureport, it's about 2500 feet. >> it's konocti. >> it's in lake county and the forecast light snow there. it's nice to see that verified nicely. already, get ready for a round of rain just in time for monday morning commute. still mist and drizzle there will and bit of fog especially in the north bay, reduced visibility that will slow you down tomorrow morning. live doppler 7-hd p
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
on the moon, 40 years after we conquered the stars, why open earth can we just grow on a damn budget? i cannot plain washington, dc. i can explain, now, the folks would make them look very small, the heroes, actually, who brought us to the moon and did the impossible, remember now, 40 years after that last mission to the moon surface that anything is possible. i don't want to give away our sunday night "fly me to the moon" special but i want to give you a teaser, what made them so special. >> we are not thinking about what goes wrong, worry is a wasted emotion. it clouds clear thinking that is absolutely needed when something is wrong. >> i didn't have guts i knew what i was doing. i didn't go to the moon not to come back. >>neil: did you think you might die? >> we thought our chances were about 10 percent. >>neil: did you hear that? 10 percent. one out of ten chance of coming out that disaster alive. that was then. this is now. amazing. folks in washington, dc, could take a cue from these guys. to our market watcher. i don't see that bravery today. but it is what it is. >>guest: it is nowhere
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
within the jewish community. this was the one, most sacred place on earth, the one place on earth where the earth rises up and the heavens somehow descend just enough that they just touch. this was the only one place on the entire earth where this was so. >> the temple in jerusalem was the symbolic heart of the country. jews everywhere, if they chose to, if they were pious, would put aside part of their income-- it's sort of like, oh, the way christmas clubs operate now-- you'd put aside money explicitly to be spent having a party in jerusalem. >> narrator: although the temple was the centerpiece of jewish life and worship, judaism was not a state religion. >> there's no such thing as a state church. it's not a monolithic religious or cultural entity at this time. indeed, what we're seeing more and more through the research and the archaeological discoveries, is how diverse judaism was in this period. >> sometimes reading ancient sources is like overhearing family quarrels in a distant room. and some of the most endearing aspects-- i can say this because i don't... i don't live in the f
PBS
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
, and this time in malaysia. a plant for refining rare earth metals has begun operations one year behind schedule, but protests continue by local residents concerned about the impact on health and the environment. australian mining company lynas began refining rare earths on friday at the plant in malaysia's central state of paham. the facility is the largest of its kind outside china. lynas plans to use it to produce about 22,000 tons a year of rare earths including neodymium. the substance is a key component of electric vehicle motors and other high-tech products. china dominates the rare earth market, and companies looking to diversify their supplies are keeping a close eye on developments at the plant in malaysia. and japan hopes to secure one-third of its annual supply from the facility when it reaches full capacity. start-up was delayed for more than a year amid protests by local residents and environmental groups. they're worried the plant's radioactive waste may contaminate the local environment. in a statement on friday, lynas said it would provide data to reassure people the plant is sa
SFGTV2
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
to work the earth -- >> (speaking spanish). >> is the contact with our mother nature. >>nature -- >> (speaking spanish). >> that will live us food, take care of us and receive us before we die. >> (speaking spanish). >> we also have this and movement of work. >> (speaking spanish). >> or conversation. >> (speaking spanish). >> which is the key to receive love. >> (speaking spanish). >> and all these type of movements were followed by this style of dance with its own co n coring on gravy. >> >> (speaking spanish) (music). (applause). >> can you play the music please? >> i want to dance with everybody. >> well, he's not there. (music). >> okay do you have any questions? we need to have some minutes and would like to answer some questions. yes? >> (inaudible). >> is it hard to dance? >> (speaking spanish). >> it's not difficult. you just got to put a lot of effort into it. and okay so we're teaching classes at the cultural center on saturdays from two to three we teach cajon and three to four we teach dance. >> (speaking spanish). >> (inaudible). >> (speaking spanish). >> yeah
KTLN
Dec 11, 2012 9:00pm PST
their treasures, they offered him gold, frankincense, and myrrh. >> the kings of the earth will offer gifts. they will bow down before him. all nations will worship him and his name shall endure forever. ♪ music we three kings of orient are bearing gifts we traverse afar, field and fountain, moore and mountain, following yonder star. born a king on bethlehem's plain. god i bring to crown him again. king forever, seizing never, over us all to reign. frankincense to offer have i. in sense owns a dietty high. prayer and praising, all men raising, worship him god on high. ♪ music myrrh is mine, it's bitter perfume. breathes a life of gathering gloom. sorrowing, seeing, bleeding dying, sealed in the stone cold tomb. ♪ music glorious now behold him arise. kings and god and sacrifice. alleluia! alleluia! earth and heaven replies. o star of wonder, star of night, star with royal beauty bright. westward leading, still proceeding, guide us to the perfect light! star of wonder, star of night. star with loyal beauty bright. westward leading still proceeding. guide us to the perfect light. guid
LINKTV
Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
. let's take a look and see if we can see why. here's the earth, sunlight. the sun is way, way up there. sunrays coming in. they fan out a little bit, okay? but essentially, they're parallel. they're coming in. okay. now, here the sunrays, here's hawaii down in here and there's alaska up there. now, hawaii is closer to the sun. but that's not the reason, gang, is it? because let's suppose i take something like this eraser and i put the eraser here, boom, let's draw it in here. so many acres of land. now, let's consider the same acreage up north. see the reason already? can you see the reason already? even if you don't have the words, can you say, "hey, yeah. "over here, you'd catch more energy "than you would here, more energy per area here than here." this is one of those things that really makes sense, doesn't it? right? in fact, you can count them up. what do we got? 1, 2, 3, 4, yeah? and now here we got what? one, maybe two? so your energy is more concentrated here. over here, it's more spread out, the same energy over more area. so over here, it's gonna be cold and cooler climate,
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 4:00am PST
life live. we'p we'we've discovered o life can live in every environmeenvironment that's oc earth. the most extreme environments. it's not the best place to look for life. in fact, there is water. in fact, the water is located in deep craters, near the north pole. mercury kind of orbits with very little tilt. near the north pole with the deep craters, it never gets subject. that's why it's so cold. but much of the water is covered by a thin layer of organic material. >> all right. i think we're having a little trouble hearing lawrence there. we'll try and get him back because it is a really interesting discussion. we'll work on that. >>> his resume includes two academy awards, five golden globes, and an emmy. now dustin hoffman will be able to add a new honor to that impressive list. we'll tell you what it is. >>> first, if you're looking for a getaway, think springtime in paris. that's where we find our this week's travel insider. >> reporter: i lived in paris during college, so going back always brings back memories. one of my favorite things to do, then and now, sit outside and
Current
Dec 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
richard muller joined by his daughter elizabeth. together they founded best, the berkeley earth surface. they have shocking facts about the impact global warming is, and how we can mitigate the carbon output of other countries most notably china. it's great to have you on the show. you made the case, but at the end of the day the real challenge is staring us right in the face, china india and the developing nations. unless we dramatically encourage a shift in the way they consume energy, our individual efforts aren't necessarily go to aggregate into anything significant, is that fair? >> absolutely. china has already put out twice as many gasses as the u.s. in 2012. while our emissions are going down, china is growing at 10% of the year. if all of this was to cease to exist, china would make up for that in three and a half years. >> it doesn't matter what we do here. if we set an example by spending money and china can't afford to follow that example and we can't afford to subsidize that example, then that example is not much good. we need something that can be done in china. then we wo
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] a delicious new way to get essential vitamins you need. just bite into the tasty shell... to a chewy vitamin core for a unique multivitamin sensation! new centrum flavor burst. >>> a very warm start to december means bare slopes at many ski resorts across the country, like here in central virginia. resorts that hoped to open this weekend are delaying those plans. >>> winter will come eventually. so, here's a warning from sweden. one very unlucky driver leaving the car window open during a storm. filling his ride, yeah, with lots of snow. good luck digging out of that one. never seen that before. look at that. >> that's unfortunate. i'm not going to be able to make it to work today. >> try the defroster, dude. >>> now, for a look at road conditions. highways can be wet from charleston, south carolina, to savannah. and showers will dampen roads around louisville, omaha and des moines. a slick ride from seattle to p
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 5:15pm EST
that consumed the most valuable part of the global environment, which is the surface of the earth, air above all soils on the surface of the earth. you know, you have cells in windmills and biofuels and all of these systems waste what is important, which is the surface it ears, while ignoring the almost infinite tropes of energy below the surface of the earth that can be reached with a very small footprint of usable land. >> what is all true wisdom and how does that fit into the capitalist system? >> all true wisdom is an orientation towards the needs of others. i believe capitalism is intrinsically altruistic. that is to say that capitalism is based on making investment without any assurance that others will respond to god. capitalist investments only work if they respond imaginatively to the needs of others. that is why think capitalist and is all true state of socialism i believe is intrinsically based on creed, maybe the greed for power. i believe that joe crede beats an invisible hand to an abercorn welfare state because the truly greedy person like goldman sachs goes to washington to get g
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
time, it has been spewing hot lava in nearly four decades. >> fire from the frozen earth. the volcano last erupted 36 years ago and this time it is the biggest ever. 200 tons of law but is pouring out. destroying a nearby scientific camps. 29 active volcanoes. it is such a pristine landscape that is listed as a world heritage site and it is not usually quite this dramatic. >> i was in shock and it looks like some sort of armageddon. the way the law but is slowing down towards you, as high as a five story house. >> the threat level has been downgraded from red orange. emergency services are taking the situation seriously. warning local residents to stay vigilant. for those living in the shadow of the volcano, they are not taking any chances. >> we are ready to go at any time. >> despite the warnings, the chance to see lava up close is not to be missed. bbc news. >> after days of speculation, it is being revealed that nelson mandela is being treated for a lung infection. the former south african president was admitted the hospital on saturday and is said to be responding to treatment. >
SFGTV2
Dec 7, 2012 7:30am PST
of them, any one of them, to the earth and look. such foolish skipping, such telling of bad jokes, such feasting. even a cucumber, even a single anise seed, feasting. and, last poem, foolish of me and yet optimism. the title is only optimism. the other part was a preface. more and more, i have come to admire resilience, not the simple resistance of a pillow whose foam returns over and over to the same shape, but the sinuous tenacity of a tree finding the light newly blocked on one side, it turns in another. a blind intelligence, true, but out of such persistence arose turtles, rivers, mitochondria, figs, all this resinous, unretractable, earth. the next reader is summer brenner. . >> i'm going it read today an excerpt from anana, queen of heaven and earth. i wanted to say a few words about anana. this is the oldest literary work that we have. these are the cuniform tablets that were excavated in the late 1880's and early 1890's by the university of pennsylvania. tens of thousands of fragments of cuniform fragments. the story of anana starts in her adolescence. it travels through h
SFGTV2
Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
there. what on earth would they be doing? >> what you are looking at here, two things occur along the south waterfront. one, sand that is dredged from the sacramento river is actually put on barges and brought down into the bag at pier 80 and 92, and then they stockpiled the sand and wash it and tip it over to the concrete producers, bodhi, central, and others, rose and jensen, hanson, and the sand is coming down the sacramento river to mix with the aggregate to make concrete. the other thing that happens down in this area of san francisco, we are becoming more and more green at society. we are taking the asphalt and recycling it, and then we take concrete and put it through -- they will put it through a grinder and grind it to different rock sizes and use that as the aggregate for asphalt or concrete. i am not sure if this is a sand pile for the concrete or if this is a recycle plant. but it is one of them. the city has opened up the large piers that unfortunately are not being used. we don't have the commerce we had in the old days. it has gone to oakland. we don't have the real
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
. norad hadbeen tracking santa with google l earth since 2004 but this year the two entities went separate ways. norad teamed with micro soft and google set up a tool of their own. google has been had tracking santa up to the time he's preparing to leave and sending messages. kids canwatch santa with with google earth and google map. thosefollowing along can watch with their android. >> as long as they don't track the elf on the shelf. >> it is a cool quiet night with the weather. coming up,we'll look at the weather and find out what it's going to be like on christmas eve and christmas morning. j you know about dereker and dancer and vixon but what about chopper, today santa hopped a ride on a chopper and he flew over north county high school dropping down candy kanes for the kids -- canes for the kids waiting below. the kids loved it. >> i was always impressed when we came on the fire truck. what's next boat. >> santa gets around. >> he'll be around in less than 24 hours. >> let's take a look, go time is real quick. clouds will be here tomorrow afternoon. watchthis, burst of snow th
CNN
Dec 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
presence with us here on earth. we know that the children who were lost in this tragedy first belonged to you before they belonged to us. and we commit their souls to you, to your loving, eternal care. we thank you, lord, that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadness, no more suffering, and no more sorrow, as there is finally no more sin in the presence of you, their savior and ours. dear lord, as we leave the children that we have lost in your hands, we ask that by your grace, you would empower us to bless and comfort the children who are still here in our hands. please be with them in a special way as they grieve the loss of siblings and friends. life will never be the same for them. we ask that you would help these precious little ones to carry the spirits of their lost loved ones in their hearts as they go along living their lives to its fullest, according to your will for each of these girls and boys. and lord, we ask most of all that you would use us to be a source of your healing in the midst of their wounds. that you would use those of us whose children are
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 11:30pm EST
ago, there was a consensus in washington that the earth's atmosphere could be altered. it is a different story. over the next hour, we will discuss opinion, with james hansen and our live audience here at the in san francisco. today, dr. hansen is receiving the 2012 stephen schneider award for outstanding climate science climate one. stephen schneider was a who was involved in the formation of climate one that[applause] sandy. new york? to place it in a modern context, we have to turn to proxy data like coral and ice to piece together the puzzle of how the climate buried in the distant past. it showed it was relatively warm. it was about a thousand years ago. recently that exceeded anything we have seen. it was featured in the summary for policy makers in 2001. when it became an icon, those who find the science inconvenient saw the need to try to discredit this graph. they saw discrediting me as a way to do that. some have been attacked for the work they have done. i was also bill of five. my book tells the story of what it is like to be a scientist and find yourself i
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 9:00pm EST
®. john. >> hallowed does life get started? word is evolution begin? ancient earth was covered with the notion 3 billion years ago. it was primordial soup that things got started in. john: bill nye "the science guy" he did it video that said grown-ups if you want to do nine evolution live in the world and consistent with what we live in but don't make your kids do it. that got people's attention. it inspired believers in creationism to do their own videos. bill nye maybe you are. you cannot know for sure? >> you can sure it -- show it is a real thing and that the earth's is sought 10,000 years old. i don't go after anybody's religion but we cannot use tax dollars intended for science education to teach it is 10,000 years old as the alternative to the observable fact. in this inappropriate. john: use a your world becomes fantastically complicated if you don't believe in evolution. >> when i dig up ancient dinosaur bones or fossils you ask too much especially of a kid who has critical thinking skills of serving their world, you asked to much. it is inconsistent with what we obser
FOX Business
Dec 14, 2012 12:00am EST
at special 30% savings. john. >> hallowed does life get started? word is evolution begin? ancient earth was covered with the notion 3 billion years ago. it was primordial soup that things got started in. john: bill nye "the science guy" he did it video that said grown-ups if you want to do nine evolution live in the world and consistent with what we live in but don't make your kids do it. that got people's attention. it inspired believers in creationism to do their own videos. bill nye maybe you are. you cannot know for sure? >> you can sure it -- show it is a real thing and that the earth's is sought 10,000 years old. i don't go after anybody's religion but we cannot use tax dollars intended for science education to teach it is 10,000 years old as the alternative to the observable fact. in this inappropriate. john: use a your world becomes fantastically complicated if you don't believe in evolution. >> when i dig up ancient dinosaur bones or fossils you ask too much especially of a kid who has critical thinking skills of serving their world, you asked to much. it is inconsistent with w
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 8:00pm EST
with us here on earth. we know that the children who were lost in this tragedy first belonged to you before they belonged to us. and we commit their souls to you, to your loving eternal care. we thank you lord that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadness, no more suffering and no more sorrow as there is finally no more sin in the presence of you , their savior and ours. dear lord as we leave the children we have lost in your hands, we ask that by your grace, you would empower us to bless and comfort the children who are still here in our hands. blees be with them in a special way as they grieve the losses of siblings and friends. life will never be the same for them. and we ask that you would help these precious little ones to carry the spirits of their lost loved ones in their hearts as they go along living their lives to its fullest according to your will for each of these girls and boys. and lord, we ask most of all that you would use us to be a source of your healing in the midst of their wounds, that you would use those of us whose children are crying for ho
FOX News
Dec 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
of the lord forever. let us pray. god in heaven, we thank you for your presence with us here on earth. we know that the children who were lost in the tragedy first belonged to you before they belonged to us. and we commit their souls to you, to your loving eternal care. we thank you, lord that they are now in a place of no more sickness, no more sadness, no more suffering and no more sorr sorrow and finally no more sin in the presence of you, his savior and ours. dear lord, as we live the children that we have lost in your hands, we ask that by your grace you would empower us to bless and comfort the children who are still here in our hands. please be with them in a special way as they grieve the loss of siblings and friends. life will never be the same for them and yet, we ask that you would help these precious little ones to carry the spirits of their lost loved ones in their hearts as they go along living their lives to its fullest according to your will for each of these girls and boys. and, lord, we ask most of all that you would use us to be a source of your healing in the midst of their
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